Events

Oct
11
Tue
1L Information Session – Navigating your first year and Career Development @ MOOT A
Oct 11 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Oct
13
Thu
14th Annual DeLloyd J. Guth Visiting Lecture in Legal History: Constance Backhouse @ Moot Courtroom B
Oct 13 @ 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
14th Annual DeLloyd J. Guth Visiting Lecture in Legal History: Constance Backhouse @ Moot Courtroom B

Constance Backhouse holds the position of Distinguished University Professor at the University of Ottawa. She teaches in the areas of legal history, human rights, critical race studies, and feminist issues in law.

The Annual Guth Lecture in Legal History welcomes Professor Backhouse in-person to Robson Hall on Tuesday, October 13th at 12pm in Moot Courtroom B.

The title of her talk is “Reckoning with Racism: Disturbing Evidence of Police and Judicial Discrimination in Canada’s RDS Case”

More information and registration coming soon.

 

Oct
18
Tue
Visiting Scholar lecture: Illia Roskoshnyi on “Human-State Interaction in the Information Society” @ Moot Courtroom B
Oct 18 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Visiting Scholar lecture: Illia Roskoshnyi on "Human-State Interaction in the Information Society" @ Moot Courtroom B

Please join the Faculty of Law’s visiting scholar Illia Roskoshnyi, for a talk on “Human-State Interaction in the Information Society: International Agenda/Ukrainian Subtext” on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. in Moot Courtroom B.

Illia is one of two visiting academics from Ukraine, being hosted by the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. He is completing his PhD in law at the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University on the topic of “Constitutional and Legal Principles of Human-State Interaction in the Informational Society.” His areas of research focus are in Constitutional, Municipal, Transportation, Consumer, Information, International, and Comparative Law. Of particular interest is Modern Technology of Human State Interaction. Illia’s list of publications can be seen on his faculty profile page.

Oct
19
Wed
Annual Robson Hall Law Banquet @ Winnipeg Art Gallery
Oct 19 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Annual Robson Hall Law Banquet @ Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Professional Development Committee presents the biggest networking event of the year: Robson Hall’s Annual Law Banquet.

This event provides students the opportunity to wine, dine, and network with practicing partners and associates from six of Winnipeg’s largest law firms.

Students will be seated with a preferred firm for dinner so they may cultivate meaningful connections with potential future employers.

The following firms will be attending: Thompson Dorfman Sweatman (TDS), Taylor McCaffrey, MLT Aikins, Pitblado Law, Fillmore Riley, and Myers.

Tickets will go on sale Sept 29 and 30.

Please watch your inboxes in the next week for an important email from the Law Banquet Coordinators regarding how to purchase tickets.

Oct
21
Fri
6th Annual Commercial Law Symposium @ Zoom
Oct 21 @ 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

The Canadian Commercial Law Symposium originated in a 2016 academic conference organized by the University of Saskatchewan College of Law to honour the distinguished 50-year teaching career of Professor Ronald (RonCuming. Inspired by that event, a group of conference participants launched the Commercial Law Symposium as an annual gathering of commercial law scholars rotating among Canadian law faculties.

The Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law is pleased to host this year’s conference on Zoom on Friday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CT.

Please register for the conference using this form.

Oct
24
Mon
Access to Justice Week Oct 24 – 28
Oct 24 – Oct 28 all-day
Access to Justice Week Oct 24 - 28

Access to Justice Week 2022 will be the week of October 24 – 28. All events will be open to the public and free.

Visit the Faculty of Law’s Access to Justice page for full information about all the Manitoba events happening this week.

  1. Monday, Oct. 24: Panel on Alternative Dispute Resolution @ 12:00 p.m. online
  2. Tuesday, Oct. 25: “People-Centred Data Collection” @ 12:00 p.m. on Zoom
  3. Wednesday, Oct. 26: “Access to Justice Clinics and Organizations in Manitoba: Where law students assist with the A2J crisis” @ 12:00 p.m. on Zoom
  4. Friday, Oct. 28: Legal Services information session @ 12:00 p.m. online
Oct
25
Tue
Faculty Council meeting @ See emails from Dean's Office
Oct 25 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

For Faculty Members and invited guests.

Oct
26
Wed
Access to Justice Clinics and Organizations in Manitoba: Where law students assist with the A2J crisis @ Zoom
Oct 26 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Access to Justice Clinics and Organizations in Manitoba: Where law students assist with the A2J crisis @ Zoom

Access to Justice Week 2022 will be the week of October 24 – 28. All events will be open to the public and free.

Please see our Access to Justice page for complete information about Manitoba’s events.

The Faculty of Law will partner with the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association for the third annual National Access to Justice Week. Together, Manitoba will offer four free engaging virtual events open to the public.

On Wednesday, October 26, the Faculty of Law will host a panel discussion of different organizations that law students do work for while getting hands-on experiential training. Please join us for “Access to Justice Clinics and Organizations in Manitoba: Where law students assist with the A2J crisis” @ 12:00 p.m. on Zoom.

Register here.

Oct
27
Thu
Chief Justice of Manitoba Education Seminar: Rediscovering the Origins of Manitoba Law @ RBC Convention Centre
Oct 27 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Law Society of Manitoba presents a special Education Seminar, Context Matters: Rediscovering the Origins of Manitoba Law, in honour of the retirement of Chief Justice Richard Chartier.

October 27, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., RBC Convention Centre

Join the Chief Justice of Manitoba, Richard Chartier and special guest presenter, Professor Aimée Craft, for a fun and interactive exploration of the impact of historical events on the legal system in Manitoba and Canada.

Featuring a keynote address by Supreme Court of Canada Justice Nicholas Kasirer.

For full information, please visit the Law Society of Manitoba’s event registration page.

Oct
28
Fri
A visit with Supreme Court Justice Andromache Karakatsanis @ Moot Courtroom A & B, Robson Hall
Oct 28 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Faculty, staff and students are invited to a visit with Supreme Court of Canada Justice Andromache Karakatsanis.

Please mark your calendars for 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2022.

Registration to RSVP via Forms will be posted here shortly.